3 CPI (Maoist) Cadres Taken Into Custody By Police In Narayanpur District

Narayanpur District, April 23, 2023: Three cadres of the CPI (Maoist), were arrested in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district, police said on April 23.

While two of the Maoists were taken into custody near Turushmeta village under the Chhotedongar police station area, another was detained from the Orchha police station limits on Saturday evening, an official here said.

Joint teams of District Reserve Guard (DRG), Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and district force that had launched anti-Maoist operations from Chhotedongar and Orchha, were involved in apprehending the three Maoists, he added.

The trio was identified as Sandip Korram (27), who was active as a Jan militia commander of the Maoist party, and Shankar Darro (35) and Sitaram Sori (27), the Jan militia members, he said.

The three were active under the Nelnar Area Committee of the CPI (Maoist), he added.

Darro and Sori were allegedly involved in triggering IED blasts on April 7 and 9 this year in the forest of Bahker-Permapal villages of Narayanpur district to target security personnel and in the incident of setting ablaze four vehicles and a JCB machine in Chhotedongar area in September 2021, police said.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/chhattisgarh-police-arrest-3-naxalites-in-narayanpur-district/article66770171.ece